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Thousands forced to flee after volcano erupts in eastern Indonesia

A volcano in eastern Indonesia erupted Sunday, sending a column of ash as excessive as 4,000 metres into the sky and forcing 1000’s of individuals to depart their houses. Nearly 2,800 individuals from not less than 28 villages fled from the slopes of Mount Ili Lewotolok, which is situated on Lembata island of East Nusa Tenggara […]Read More

Southeast Asia adds 40 million first-time internet users in 2020,

Customers and drivers for Grab Holdings Inc.’s GrabMeals line as much as gather orders at a Pisang Goreng Bu Nanik retailer in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Monday, July 15, 2019. Globally, the web meals order trade has grown right into a hyper-competitive subject, which has led to consolidation as firms claw for a much bigger slice […]Read More

The pandemic could leave Indonesia’s 69 million students further behind

Children studying together along the Ciliwung River in the village of Kebon Jukut, Bogor City while most Indonesian schools were shut during the coronavirus pandemic. Andi M Ridwan | Opn Images | Barcroft Media via Getty Images Indonesian students — already lagging their global peers in some areas — could lose the opportunity to catch up […]Read More

Global coffee stocks to reach 6-year peak on rising output,

NEW YORK: Global coffee stocks at the end of the 2020-21 (Oct-Sept) season are expected to grow to near 42 million 60-kg bags, the highest in six years, as production grows more than consumption, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) said on Friday. In its semiannual report on coffee markets and trade, the USDA […]Read More

Hong Kong ranks top among 10 most expensive cities to

Hong Kong has ranked as the most expensive city to live and work overseas in, according to a new report highlighting the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic on the expatriate market. The city maintained its costly crown for the third year running while Ashgabat, Turkmenistan jumped five spots to steal second place, in part […]Read More

Coronavirus live updates: Indonesia reports record spike; no-deal Brexit could

As U.S. states push deeper into reopening, several that were among the first to reopen have reported surges in cases and hospitalizations. Confirmed cases across the U.S. have been on a gradual rise since Memorial Day weekend, when packed beaches and crowded gatherings prompted warnings from officials. Some officials have pointed to increased testing as […]Read More

Govt considering proposal to cut export duty on hides, skins

The government is considering a proposal to cut duty on exports of hides and skins of bovine from the current 40 per cent with a view to boost its outbound shipments, sources said. The All India Meat and Livestock Exporters Association (AIMLEA) has been demanding complete elimination of export duty as the industry is getting […]Read More

Malaysia to strengthen trade ties with India after palm oil

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia voiced its commitment to further strengthen diplomatic and trade ties with India, after the world’s largest edible oil buyer renewed purchases of Malaysian palm oil, in a sign of improving relations between the two countries. Indian buyers contracted up to 200,000 tonnes of Malaysian crude palm oil for June and July, after […]Read More